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Sunbather opens new Victorian manufacturing facility

Sunbather opens new Victorian manufacturing facility
September 8, 2022

Award winning pool heating and solar energy company Sunbather has announced the opening of their new manufacturing facility at their head office site in Hastings, Victoria.

Underlining the future of Sunbather’s Australian made products, manufactured since 1974, the new 1500 metre² facility - home for steel manufacturing works and warehousing - increases the company’s under-roof manufacturing space by a significant 75%.

Planned for almost 10 years, the facility was given the green light in May 2021 as local councils fast-tracked building approvals to stimulate building activity throughout lockdowns. This allowed the facility to be completed in a very short time frame given the disruptive state of supply chains.

Since completion significant investment has been made in upgrading plant and machinery with manufacturing automation high on the priority list to reduce lead times and increase product quality.

Having recently been purchased by global aquatic industry manufacturer and supplier Fluidra, Sunbather now has enormous support in generating all-round continuous improvements the business, particularly with respect to efficient and lean manufacturing processes, all of which brings more value to customers.  

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